Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday that the city's facing a $635 million budget shortfall next fiscal year.Emanuel told reporters the budget deficit isn't anything new. He didn't directly criticize former Mayor Richard Daley, but Emanuel said the issue is long-term and structural."
Union leaders say they have found ways to save Chicago about $242 million that will also save the jobs of as many as 625 workers who Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to lay off.On Tuesday, union leaders said they'd delivered a report to Emanuel's office that takes aim at a bloated middle mana
It's been a while since Chicago rapper Psalm One's acclaimed Rhymesayers Entertainment debut, The Death of Frequent Flyer — "My record label wants The Miseducation of Psalm One, and we're going to make it for them," she says — but in the meantime there's been no shortage
It's going to be a scorcher outside this weekend through Thursday. Temperatures will be in the 90s but the heat index will make it feel more like 100 plus degrees.Dr. Bechara Choucair is the commissioner for the Chicago Department of Public Health.
A stabbing captured on video has been the unlikely spark for a fiery debate on race and class in Chicago’s premier gay neighborhood.The video captured a large group of black youth getting into an altercation with a 25-year-old victim. The scuffle in the late hours of Sunday, July 3rd, re
A federal appeals panel Wednesday tossed out a Chicago gun ordinance banning shooting ranges in the city. But Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city council were ready to impose new rules.Emanuel told reporters that city lawyers saw the appeals court's decision coming.